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Basic Khmer Phrases You Should Learn

Exploring Cambodia's major cities, such as Phnom Penh, will make you want to learn fundamental Khmer phrases such as Hello ជំរាបសួរ (choum reap sour), Thank you ឣរគុណ (au kun), and Please សូម (som). Basic Khmer phrases will go you a long way in Cambodia, from the airport to the hotel, as well as in other locations and restaurants.


Start learning basic Khmer terms and phrases if you wish to make friends with the locals. Whether you're from Southeast Asia, Europe, the United States, or anywhere else in the world, Cambodia's rich culture, heritage, and, of course, language will captivate you.


Before proceeding, it is necessary to define the Khmer language. If you're planning a vacation to Cambodia, one of the first things you should learn about the country is its official language. The majority of Cambodians speak Khmer, a Mon-Khmer language. However, due of the two-way borrowing, some individuals in different countries, such as Vietnam and Thailand, also speak it.





Let us know in the comment below if you know any other essential phrases that one needs to learn before travelling to Cambodia!

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